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How to cancel your Spotify Premium account on an iPhone in 2 ways (though you can't do it through the Spotify app)

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  • You can cancel a Spotify Premium account on your iPhone – but you can’t do it through the Spotify app. 
  • If you want to cancel Spotify Premium on your iPhone, you’ll have to do it through an internet browser app – like Safari – or through your Apple ID settings. 
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If you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber, there may come a time when you want to cancel your subscription, whether you’ve opted for another service, you no longer use it enough to justify the cost, or you simply can’t afford the $9.99 per month fee. 

Whatever your reason, canceling Spotify Premium on your iPhone is a straightforward process that should take no more than a few minutes. However, you will not be able to cancel through the Spotify app. 

Here’s how you can do it instead, through an internet browser or the Apple ID section of your Settings app. 

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How to cancel Spotify Premium on your iPhone via a web browser

1. On your iPhone’s home screen, tap on your internet browser of choice (Safari, Chrome, etc.) to open it and navigate to https://www.spotify.com

2. Log into your account by entering your username and password in the login area. 

3. Once logged in, you will be brought to your account info page. Scroll down to the section titled “Your plan” and select the “Change Plan” option just below your payment information.

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4. On the plan screen, scroll to the bottom until you see the “Spotify Free” section. Just below this, you’ll see an option to cancel your premium account. Tap this to proceed. 

5. You will be asked to confirm your wish to cancel your premium account. Tap “Yes, cancel” to complete the process. You will then be reverted to a Spotify Free account. 

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How to cancel Spotify Premium on your iPhone via Apple ID settings

If you originally subscribed via your iPhone, you can also cancel your Spotify Premium subscription through your iPhone’s Apple ID settings. 

1. On your iPhone’s home screen, find the Settings app and tap to open. 

2. Tap on iTunes & Apple Store and then on your Apple ID at the top of the following screen, entering your Apple ID password when prompted. 

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3. On the Account screen, scroll down until you reach the Subscriptions section and tap. There, you will see your Spotify Premium subscription listed. 

4. Tap on your Spotify Premium subscription and select the Turn Off Automatic Renewal option to cancel your subscription. 

Note that you can restart your Spotify Premium subscription at any time.

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